Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Edgehill

noun
  1. a ridge in S Warwickshire: site of the indecisive first battle between Charles I and the Parliamentarians (1642) in the Civil War
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for edgehill

Historical Examples

  • Is it known to any collector of tracts relating to the Battle of Edgehill?

    Notes and Queries, Number 77, April 19, 1851

    Various

  • One had been knighted by Charles the First, after the battle of Edgehill.

  • The incidents of Edgehill were typical of the whole struggle.

  • Many Royalists who had been wounded at Edgehill were brought into Oxford.

  • A few weeks later Harvey was actually under fire at Edgehill.

    William Harvey

    D'Arcy Powers